An Interview with a VR Filmmaker

Post-Dubai VR Interview with Lewis Smithingham, president, 30ninjas Shortly after his return from the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), we caught up with Lewis Smithingham, president of 30ninjas at CES in Las Vegas where he was busy shooting and producing VR (virtual reality) content for… Read More

VR Progress

The Alternate World of Virtual Reality at CES   Even though industry analysts are lukewarm on the success of VR (virtual reality), you couldn’t tell it as you navigated around many of the booths during CES with HMDs (head-mounted displays) taking you into fantastic immersive… Read More

VR Progress

Learning, Testing the Boundaries of New Content Production           There are many ways to describe VR film shooting, production. For me, it’s like open ocean scuba diving. Get down 40-60 feet and you’re immersed in a world of nothingness. All around… Read More

VR Work

Post Production – The Drudgery Part of VR Filmmaking If you were lucky enough to live in the Americas, you were able to watch most of the Summer Olympics in near real time – streamed to your computer at the office, to your smartphone when… Read More

VR Filmmaking

The New Film, Video Experience Begins to Take Hold Industry analysts – and the media folks who interpret what they say – swear Pokemon Go is proving that AR (augmented reality) is real. Jeezz  folks, it isn’t really AR – more like an anemic subset.… Read More

Power Play

SMPTE Paves the Way for Content in the Cloud, VR   Elon Musk probably didn’t realize he missed a great opportunity to find out what his “competitor” was doing and how to prepare for his first trip to Mars. Okay, that didn’t sum up this… Read More